Category: deciduous tree Size: small
Mature Size: 20 - 25' by 20 - 25'
Zone: Down to 3 Growth Rate: slow
Elevation (if known): To 8,500'
Water: Once established, thrive with little care and occasional, deep watering. They do not appreciate wet feet. Prune to maintain good air circulation.
Soil : Adaptable, but prefers well-drained.
Sun: Sunny location with good air circulation.
Comments: Beautiful light pink blossoms in spring. Very disease resistant. Work well in Alamosa.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? yes
Street Tree? yes Street Tree Conditions:
CO/NM native? no Native to:
Known Locations: Many around Alamosa.
Information Sources: Rky Mtn Gardener's Guide; Little Valley Whole Sales Nursery